Leonard Ernest Edward Croucher (1890-1975)


Birth: 16 June 1890 Chatham, Kent, UK
Father: Unknown
Mother: Ada Mary Croucher 1869-1921

Christening: 16 July 1890 Saint Paul's, Chatham, Kent, UK

Marriage: July-September 1919 Medway, Kent, UK
Wife: Jessie Eliza (Elisabeth, Elizabeth) Edwards 1890-1979

Death: 31 March 1975 31 Cobham Terrace, Bean Road, Greenhithe, Kent, UK


None known


Birth of Leonard Ernest E Croucher in FreeBMD in July-September 1890 in Medway (2a 582).

Entry in Ancestry England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 for Leonard Ernest Edward Croucher baptised on 16 July 1890 at Saint Paul's, Chatham, Kent, family members Ada and William Croucher.

In the 1891 census as Leonard Croucher aged 9 months, born in Chatham, Kent, and living with his grandparents (Alban T and Mary), his mother? (Ada), two aunts (Ellen and Lavinia) and cousin (George) in four rooms at 258 New Road, Chatham, Kent.

In the 1901 census as Leanord (sic - on the original) Croucher aged 11, and living with his mother? (Ada) and grandmother (Mary) at 264 New Road, Chatham, Kent.

In the 1911 census as Leonard Croucher aged 20, born in Chatham, Kent, single, a gas fitter at gas works, and living with his widowed mother (Ada) in five rooms at 5 Chatham Hill, Chatham, Kent.

Marriage of Leonard E Croucher and Jessie E Edwards in FreeBMD in July-September 1919 in Medway (2a 2186).

Three entries in Ancestry Bexley, Kent, England, Electoral Registers, 1734-1965 for Leonard Ernest Croucher address 31 Bean Road, Greenhithe, Dartford from 1937 to 1939, other occupant Jessie Elizabeth Croucher (wife?),

In the 1939 England and Wales Register as Leonard Ernest Croucher born 16 June 1890, married, a surveyor & s inspector and A.R.P. officer, and living with Jessie Elizabeth Coucher (wife?) at Kentix in the index, Kintia on the original, Cobham Terrace, Swanscombe, Kent.

His father-in-law Lorenzo Duncan Edwards who died 24 November 1939 left effects of £4310 15s 6d to Leonard Ernest Croucher municipal surveyor

Entry in the Register of Deaths for Leonard Ernest Croucher, born on 16 June 1890, in June 1975 in Dartford (16 0487).

Entry in Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995 for Leonard Ernest Croucher died 31 March 1975 in Greenhithe Kent probate 31 July 1975 in Brighton. "Croucher, Leonard Ernest of 31 Cobham Terr Bean Rd Greenhithe Kent died 31 March 1975 Administration with Will Brighton 31 July £3008 ".

Three entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Leonard Ernest Edward Croucher born in Chatham, Kent in July 1890, mother Ada Mary Croucher, and his death in Dartford, Kent in June 1975 in two, 31 March 1975 in Greenhithe in one.


Leonard Ernest Edward Croucher was the second cousin twice removed of David Reginald Croucher, husband of Patricia Ann Ashford, my half third cousin once removed.

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